Period
to 22 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 6 months to 22 May 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Developer
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 13 32
Rank change year-on-year -22 +19 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 15 35 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 4.84% 11.78% 6.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.00% 12.20% 6.33%
Number of salaries quoted 15 33 18
Chester median annual salary £35,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.32% +18.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £28,950 £33,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £52,500
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year +11.11% +9.09% -2.94%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Chester
Permanent vacancies in Chester with a recognized job title 300 287 300
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.77% 96.63% 97.72%
Number of salaries quoted 271 239 271
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.44% +4.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,700 £23,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £53,750 £52,500
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Chester

Java Developer
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Developer in Chester.

Salary trend for Java Developer in Chester

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Chester over the 6 months to 22 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Java Developer in Chester

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 May 2018, Java Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Chester region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (93.33%) MySQL
2 14 (93.33%) Linux
2 14 (93.33%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (60.00%) Spring
4 9 (60.00%) HTML
4 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (60.00%) JUnit
4 9 (60.00%) MongoDB
4 9 (60.00%) AngularJS
4 9 (60.00%) Jenkins
5 8 (53.33%) Cucumber
5 8 (53.33%) CSS
6 7 (46.67%) Marketing
7 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
7 6 (40.00%) Windows
7 6 (40.00%) JBoss
7 6 (40.00%) Dropwizard
7 6 (40.00%) Big Data
7 6 (40.00%) Ubuntu
7 6 (40.00%) Telematics
8 5 (33.33%) jQuery
9 4 (26.67%) Google
9 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
9 4 (26.67%) Node.js
9 4 (26.67%) Customer Engagement
9 4 (26.67%) Gradle
9 4 (26.67%) Guava
9 4 (26.67%) Amazon Redshift

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (40.00%) JBoss
2 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.67%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) Apache Solr
3 1 (6.67%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 14 (93.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (6.67%) GitHub
2 1 (6.67%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (93.33%) MySQL
2 9 (60.00%) MongoDB
3 6 (40.00%) Big Data
4 4 (26.67%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Jenkins
1 9 (60.00%) JUnit
2 8 (53.33%) Cucumber
3 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (26.67%) Gradle
3 4 (26.67%) Liquibase
4 1 (6.67%) Ant
4 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
4 1 (6.67%) Maven
4 1 (6.67%) Mockito
4 1 (6.67%) Selenium
General
1 7 (46.67%) Marketing
2 2 (13.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) AngularJS
1 9 (60.00%) HTML
1 9 (60.00%) Spring
2 8 (53.33%) CSS
3 6 (40.00%) Dropwizard
4 5 (33.33%) jQuery
5 4 (26.67%) Guava
5 4 (26.67%) Node.js
6 2 (13.33%) REST
7 1 (6.67%) GraphQL
7 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
7 1 (6.67%) JSON
7 1 (6.67%) SOAP
7 1 (6.67%) Struts
7 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Ubuntu
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) CentOS
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Telematics
3 4 (26.67%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (26.67%) Google
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle